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World holding its breath over constantly developing, expanding Khashoggi probe

World holding its breath over constantly developing, expanding Khashoggi probe

A view of the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. The building remains at the heart of disappearance of Khashoggi, who was last seen entering the consulate. As Turkey pledges to share the results of its probe into the disappearance and possible murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in his country’s consulate in Istanbul, the U.S. and […]

Merkel Demands Explanation From Saudi Arabia Over Khashoggi’s Death

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Merkel Demands Explanation From Saudi Arabia Over Khashoggi’s Death

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Foreign Minister Heiko Maas have reacted to the recent announcement by the Saudi prosecutor-general regarding the death of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. “We condemn this act in the strongest terms,” Angela Merkel and German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said in a joint statement issued on Saturday. “We expect transparency from Saudi Arabia about the […]

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Turkey will ‘reveal whatever happened’ in Khashoggi death, AK Party spokesman says

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Turkey will ‘reveal whatever happened’ in Khashoggi death, AK Party spokesman says

Turkey will reveal all details of the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi after Saudi Arabia admitted he was killed at its Istanbul consulate, Justice and Development Party (AK Party) spokesperson Ömer Çelik said Saturday. “Turkey will reveal whatever had happened. Nobody should ever doubt about it,” Çelik said. Khashoggi, a Washington Post contributor and critic […]

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Islamic State expands foothold in Afghanistan after defeat in Syria: Reports

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Islamic State expands foothold in Afghanistan after defeat in Syria: Reports

KABUL: The Daesh is reforming in Afghanistan, according to reports, amid the government’s claims that the terrorist group was defeated in the country and had no power to face security forces. A news agency that is covering Daesh’s activities in Afghanistan has reported that the Daesh fighters are working to gather and announce their so-called […]

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Trump: Saudi announcement of what happened to Khashoggi credible

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Trump: Saudi announcement of what happened to Khashoggi credible

Trump praised the speed with which the results of the preliminary investigation were issued and said he would speak to the Saudi crown prince soon. (Al Arabiya) US President Donald Trump said he agreed that Saturday’s explanation and investigation into what had happened to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was credible. At the same time, he stressed that […]

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Amritsar train accident: Amarinder Singh orders magisterial inquiry, seeks report within four weeks

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Amritsar train accident: Amarinder Singh orders magisterial inquiry, seeks report within four weeks

Amritsar train accident: Chief Minister Amarinder Singh ordered the immediate release of Rs 3 crore to the District Collector for payment of ex gratia to the families of the deceased. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Saturday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the Amritsar train accident which claimed 59 lives and injured nearly 60 Friday. He sought […]

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Saudi Arabia admits Jamal Khashoggi killed in Istanbul consulate Kingdom sacks intelligence official, arrests 18 Saudis saying missing journalist was killed in a ‘fist fight’

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Saudi Arabia admits Jamal Khashoggi killed in Istanbul consulate Kingdom sacks intelligence official, arrests 18 Saudis saying missing journalist was killed in a ‘fist fight’

Khashoggi went missing on October 2 after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul [Hasan Jamali/AP] Saudi Arabia admits Jamal Khashoggi killed in Istanbul consulate Kingdom sacks intelligence official, arrests 18 Saudis saying missing journalist was killed in a ‘fist fight’. 4 hours ago Khashoggi went missing on October 2 after entering the Saudi consulate in […]

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Helicopter of most disastrous Seventh Fleet crashes aboard USS ‘Ronald Reagan’ in Philippine Sea

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Helicopter of most disastrous Seventh Fleet crashes aboard USS ‘Ronald Reagan’ in Philippine Sea

Get short URL USS Ronald Reagan. © U.S. Navy © Reuters The most disaster-prone US fleet has suffered another incident after a MH-60 Seahawk helicopter crashed on the flight deck of the USS ‘Ronald Reagan’ shortly after takeoff at 9am, the Navy confirmed on Friday. According to the Navy, the injured personnel are “in stable conditions” and none of […]

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Trump, at rally, hints at conspiracy theories for migrant caravan

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Trump, at rally, hints at conspiracy theories for migrant caravan

President Donald Trump appeared to be referring to a video that Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.), a frequent ally, posted on Twitter on Wednesday that supposedly depicted migrants in Honduras “giving cash” to migrants in the Central American country as they set of for the U.S. | Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images MISSOULA, Mont. — President Donald Trump […]

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Canada not sending anyone to Saudi business summit next week

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Canada not sending anyone to Saudi business summit next week

  On Thursday in the House of Commons, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland called Khashoggi’s disappearance deeply troubling as she was pressed by opposition MPs to explain why the government is honouring a multibillion-dollar arms contract with a Saudi regime accused of human rights violations and war crimes.  (ADRIAN WYLD / THE CANADIAN PRESS) Last year, then-natural resources […]

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